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Izzaty P.

100 Essential Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers | Online Degree - 0 views

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    There are new web 2.0 tools appearing every day. Although some of these tools were not originally meant for use in the classroom, they can be extremely effective learning tools for today's technology geared students and their venturesome teachers. Many of these teachers are searching for the latest products and technologies to help them find easier and efficient ways to create productive learning in their students. More and more teachers are using blogs, podcasts and wikis, as another approach to teaching. We have created a list of 100 tools we think will encourage interactivity and engagement, motivate and empower your students, and create differentiation in their learning process.
Izzaty P.

Moodle.org: open-source community-based tools for learning - 0 views

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    Moodle is a Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It is a Free web application that educators can use to create effective online learning sites. Moodle.org is our community site where Moodle is made and discussed.
Kolja Schönfeld

Working with online learning communities - 0 views

  • Lurkers are widely known to be among the majority of defined members and they have been found to make up over 90% of most online groups.
  • most important members in view of their potential to contribute to online groups.
  • Clark’s work is well sourced, and within it he develops three guiding principles: online learning communities are grown, not built online learning communities need leaders personal narrative is vital to online learning communities.
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  • Clark identifies that “online learning communities grow best when there is value to being part of them”.
  • Clark contends that “leaders are needed to define the environment, keep it safe, give it purpose, identity and keep it growing”. He gives a set of mantras for teacher/leaders in any online community: all you need is love control the environment, not the group lead by example let lurkers lurk short leading questions get conversations going be personally congratulatory and inquisitive route information in all directions care about the people in the community; this cannot be faked understand consensus and how to build it, and sense when it's been built and just not recognised, and when you have to make a decision despite all the talking.
Paul Beaufait

Language Learning with Livemocha | Learn a Language Online - Free! - 0 views

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    Livemocha blends self-paced lessons, a vibrant community, and interactive tools to help you talk to the world.
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    "Free Online Courses ... in 36 different languages" (2010.02.22)
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